India’s 74th Independence Day was celebrated across the nation today, amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Contrary to past years, celebrations were held in a low-key manner as the Indian flag was unfurled at several places. Those attending the events were seen wearing masks and observing social distancing.
We bring you a roundup in pictures which reflect patriotic spirit and a sense of pride from the people across the nation, this Independence Day.
Jammu and Kashmir: Personnel of Border Security Force (BSF) participated in ‘Fit India Freedom Run’ and a 10-km walk on the occasion of #IndependenceDay, in RS Pura area of Jammu. pic.twitter.com/oexRYsezL9— ANI (@ANI) August 15, 2020
The #traditional #ceremonial 21 #GunSalute on the occasion of Independence Day was presented by the #Gunners of 223 Field Regiment.#Proud#IndianArmy#NationFirst#स्वतंत्रतादिवस pic.twitter.com/VciS11tEZp— ADG PI – INDIAN ARMY (@adgpi) August 15, 2020
Delhi: Senior Congress leader AK Antony hoists the National Flag at Congress party’s headquarters, today on #IndependenceDay today. Rahul Gandhi, Ahmed Patel and KC Venugopal also present. pic.twitter.com/QnMXXs0ruj— ANI (@ANI) August 15, 2020
We wish you all a very happy Independence Day.
Stay home, stay safe!